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Relax... It's Just Sex (1998)

 -  Comedy  -  10 June 1998 (France)
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A mixed group of individuals - lesbian, gays, and heterosexuals who all frequent a local bar struggle to accept each others lifestyles. However when the two gays are attacked and fight back... See full summary »

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Cast

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Vincey Sauris
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Buzz Wagner (as T.C. Carson)
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Emile Pillsbury
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Robin Moon
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Megan Pillsbury
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Tara Ricotto
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Alicia Pillsbury
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Sarina Classer
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Auntie Mahalia
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Jared Bartoziak
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Javi Rogero
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Gus Rogero
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Diego Tellez
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Dwight Bergman
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Marcia Fu
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Storyline

A mixed group of individuals - lesbian, gays, and heterosexuals who all frequent a local bar struggle to accept each others lifestyles. However when the two gays are attacked and fight back and ultimately rape one of their attackers, the group becomes strongly divided on their actions. Jennifer Tilly is the mother hen of the group who tries to hold everyone together. The lesbian lovers break up when one admits to having an affair with a man. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Comedy

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Rated R for strong sexual content, language and a scene of violence | See all certifications »
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10 June 1998 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Nyugi, ez csak szex!  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$269,167 (USA) (30 April 1999)

Gross:

$452,654 (USA) (10 December 1999)
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Trivia

Producer Steven J. Wolfe's aunt makes a cameo as the nurse who leads the cast to Tara's hospital room. See more »

Quotes

Tara Ricotto: Hello Vincey, it's me, Tara... guess what? Javi and Buzz just had a huge fight. According to Javi it was more dramatic than Gone with the Wind. So, let me tell you exactly how he told me, but ya have to swear not to tell anyone. Get ready for this Vincey, cause I know it's going to be a real shocker, but they are arguing about H... I... V, big surprise, right? Buzz, he pulled another Larry Kramer with Javi's doctor, so Javi's all and then Buzz is all and that's when Javi goes and they are going...
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Selected Clothing for Javi and Additional Cast Members provided by Pop Icon/Herbie Velez See more »

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References Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966) See more »

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Written by Bonnie Warren & Anthony Newett
Performed by Anthony Newett & Rich Orr
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The movie spoke volumes about human relationships and the search for love
27 August 1999 | by (Toronto Canada) – See all my reviews

As a gay man but more importantly as a member of the human race, this movie spoke volumes to me. Most of us search for meaning and love in our lives and try to find these through our spirit, sexuality, mind and body. These characters representing races, religions, men, women and various sexualities were all looking for the same thing showing how similar we all really are. I consider myself a tough guy but any movie that makes me cry and that I would see twice has touched me very much and draws parallels to my own life. I found the movie " fluffy " until the gay-bashing scene and then the depth of characterization and interaction became apparent. I would proudly take any of my friends and family to see this film and think it could also be an effective tool to show high school sex education or family courses. How better to stimulate conversation about the search for human love across all boundaries.


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